Impressions, 14th August-15th September 2021

Calling all printmakers This is a call for entries to an upcoming exhibition at the Sou’-Sou’-West Gallery in Symondsbury:  “Impressions” – celebrating printmaking as a creative discipline; open to printmakers across the country and especially the South West. This is our annual printmakers show that’s been very successful in past years but which was postponed […]

Family Geology – 4th August-12th September 2021

Family Geology – 4th August-12th September 2021

Homage to Lost Ancestors From 4th August until 12th September, the Rotunda Gallery in the Lyme Regis Museum will be hosting one artist’s fascinating exploration of her ancestry in Family Geology: Stratification of Sarah. Jan Edwards is a paper and book artist, a member of Lyme Bay Arts, whose Victorian ancestors were farmers who worked […]

Three Miles Square and a Windowsill – 24th July-8th August 2021

Three Miles Square and a Windowsill – 24th July-8th August 2021

This exhibition at Sou’-Sou’-West Art Gallery brings together Corrina Cooper and Andy Rollo; two artists whose creative practice engages with the everyday, the fractured and broken, the beauty of nature, colour and light. Their still life and landscape paintings continue the modernist tradition of exploring the juxtaposition of abstract and realist elements, gaining inspiration from […]

Reawakening – 26th June-18th July 2021

Reawakening – 26th June-18th July 2021

‘Reawakening’ is a major public Annual Exhibition of work from Bridport Art Society, a group of artists established in 1956.  The Society comprises professional and amateur artists at all levels of experience using a wide variety of media and techniques.  In keeping with Sou’-Sou’-West Art Gallery’s ethos of welcoming artists at various stages of their […]

Lyme Light – 22nd June-1st August 2021

Lyme Light – 22nd June-1st August 2021

From 22nd June until 1st August, the Rotunda Gallery in the Lyme Regis Museum will be hosting Lyme Light, a solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by artist Pauline Sayers, a member of Lyme Bay Arts. Subtitled ‘Where Sea Meets Sky’, this exhibition of paintings represents, in Pauline’s words, “my past year observing the ever-changing […]

A change of directorships

Lyme Bay Arts is run by a community interest company (CIC), with a board of directors. We are writing to let you know that, as of Thursday 27th May, Elizabeth Richie resigned as a director after three successful and hard-working years, and will be leaving us to concentrate on her own artistic pursuits, which have […]

Saltwater Series II – 5th-20th June 2021

Saltwater Series II – 5th-20th June 2021

Kim Pragnell has been a professional painter of the sea for over ten years, based in a delightful village studio in Iwerne Minster, Dorset. Despite the distance from the nearest coast, he has been able to use his considerable time spent at sea, both in the Royal Navy and with sailing yachts around the south […]

A Year On Hardown Hill – 17th May-6th June 2021

A Year On Hardown Hill – 17th May-6th June 2021

Our first exhibition of 2021 in Sou’-Sou’-West Gallery’s neighbouring art space will be painter Edward Hall’s ‘A Year on Hardown Hill’. Running alongside our popular mosaic exhibition ‘Picking Up The Pieces’, Edward’s more intimate show offers something very different. A former Landscape Architect, Edward’s professional career involved the literal shaping of a wide range of […]

Museum in a Matchbox

Museum in a Matchbox

– ‘A creative centenary celebration in miniature’ Lyme Regis artist and Lyme Bay Arts member Christine Allison invites creative adults to join her in making 100 innovative matchboxes to display in the museum to celebrate Lyme Regis Museum’s 100th birthday. The idea – visit Lyme Regis museum and choose an object from all the exhibits […]

Telling Tales! – 19th May-19th June 2021

Telling Tales! – 19th May-19th June 2021

Come and see ‘About a Bee’, Or fish for Ivor in the sea!Then sing along in seaside rhyme, And learn how seagulls spend their time! Carolyn King Pictures, words and whimsy created by author and illustrator Carolyn King for her children’s books About a Bee, Along Came a Seagull and The Fish Lizard of Lyme. […]

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